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T2s: What was your fasting BG this morning, and what did you eat yesterday?

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by helga_t75, Feb 27, 2017.

  1. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Monday 27/1
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today

    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), pear, blackberries, walnuts {280 Cal / 35.5g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile run
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [easy run, not timed]

    Breakfast 2 (7.30am): Mackerel (in tomato sauce) sourdough toast {290 Cal / 17.5g Carbs}


    ……...…...……...……………2 mile run
    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine
    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {84 Cal / 12.6g Carbs}
    Cottage cheese & avocado salad {290 Cal / 9.6g Carbs}
    Nectarine, strawberries, yoghurt, almonds {123 Cal / 10.5g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Pheasant, roast celeriac, cauliflower fondant, carrot & swede mash,
    runner beans, rowan jelly {357 Cal / 16.9g Carbs}
    Plum, raspberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {123 Cal / 9.6g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1644
    Carbs 125.4g
    Protein 92.4g
    Fat 75.4g (Sat Fat 17.9g / Trans fats 0.3g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Monday 27/01/2020

    7:30 Breakfast: Overcooked Omelette
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Cycle to work and back home
    Three green tea and one black coffee at work

    Blood glucose before dinner 6.2
    19:10 Dinner: Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Chicken and coconut curry
    Spinach and Dal curry
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Tuesday 28/01/2020
    FGB(6:00)7.3
     
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    Tuesday 28/1
    FBG (05:30) 4.3

    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), plum, blueberries, walnuts {267 Cal / 34.9g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile run
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [Training run, not timed]

    Breakfast 2 (7.30am): Garlic mushrooms, sourdough toast/ Half a grapefruit {192 Cal / 20.3g Carbs}

    ……...…...……...……………2 mile run
    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine
    Lunch (12pm): Tomato & lentil soup {106 Cal / 15.5g Carbs}
    Crab & avocado salad {268 Cal / 6.0g Carbs}
    Figs, yoghurt, pistachios {124 Cal / 13.1g Carbs}

    BG (5pm) 4.1
    Dinner (6pm): Queen squash & fennel risotto {258 Cal / 47.8g Carbs}
    Strawberries, kiwi, yoghurt, pecans {137 Cal / 11.1g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1448
    Carbs 161.9g
    Protein 65.9g
    Fat 52.7g (Sat Fat 11.0g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Tuesday 28/01/2020

    7:30 Breakfast: Overcooked Omelette
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Cycle to work and back home
    Three green tea and one black coffee at work

    Blood glucose before dinner 6.4
    19:40 Dinner: Cabbage Stir fry
    Prawn curry
    Cooked Beans stir fry
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Wednesday 29/01/2020
    FGB(6:00) 6.7
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wednesday 29/1
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (7.30am): Smoked salmon, scrambled eggs, toast/ Juice from one orange {294 Cal / 18.4g Carbs}

    ………………………………..3 mile run
    Lunch (12pm): Tomato & lentil soup {124 Cal / 18.0g Carbs}
    Chicken & hummus salad {280 Cal / 13.6g Carbs}
    Cherries, strawberries, yoghurt, almonds {124 Cal / 12.7g Carbs}

    ……...…...……...……………2 mile walk
    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine
    (5pm) Forgot to eat before exercise, felt very light headed - BG 3.3
    Chocolate cake {153 Cal / 17.7g Carbs}

    Dinner (7pm): Lasagne {385 Cal / 27.3g Carbs}
    Nectarine, raspberries, yoghurt, pecans {158 Cal / 10.8g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1597
    Carbs 129.3g
    Protein 107.1g
    Fat 65.6g (Sat Fat 15.1.0g / Trans fats 0.4g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Wednesday 29/01/2020

    7:30 Breakfast: Oven cooked Omelette
    20 grams of Water melon approx
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Three green tea and one black coffee at work

    Blood glucose before dinner 5.6
    18:00 Dinner: Cabbage Stir fry
    Beans and Spinach curry
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Thursday 30/01/2020
    FGB(6:00) 7.8 (No exercise)
     
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    Thursday 30/1
    FBG (05:30) 4.3

    Breakfast (8am): Porridge (almond milk), plum, blackberries, walnuts {276 Cal / 34.9g Carbs}

    ………………………………..3 mile walk
    Light exercise only, feeling under the weather

    Lunch (12pm): Mushroom & fennel soup {43 Cal / 2.9g Carbs}
    Goat cheese, fig & green bean salad {364 Cal / 19.0g Carbs}
    Mango, strawberries, yoghurt, almonds {115 Cal / 11.4g Carbs}

    BG (6pm) 4.1
    Dinner (6pm): Salmon, roast veg (celeriac, squash, sweet potato), peas, sweetcorn {417 Cal / 26.7g Carbs}
    Cantaloupe, raspberries, yogurt, pistachios {128 Cal / 11.4g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1475
    Carbs 121.6g
    Protein 79.1g
    Fat 66.7g (Sat Fat 25.9g / Trans fats 0.8g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Thursday 30/01/2020

    7:30 Breakfast: Overnight oats with nuts and Fruits
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Cycle to work and back home
    Three green tea and one black coffee at work

    Blood glucose before dinner 6.2
    19:15 Dinner: Cabbage Stir fry
    Egg curry
    Sprouted beans stir fry
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Friday 31/01/2020
    FGB(6:00) 7.7
     
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    Friday 31/1
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (8am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, strawberries, pecans {277 Cal / 35.3g Carbs}

    Snack (11am): Banana {64 Cal / 14.6g Carbs}

    ……………………………...2 mile walk
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [22 min 04 sec], 6 sec over PB

    Lunch (12pm): Mushroom soup {55 Cal / 3.8g Carbs}
    Gorgonzola & avocado salad {326 Cal / 12.2g Carbs}
    Pear, blackberries, yoghurt, walnuts {106 Cal / 10.4g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Friends round for dinner
    Olives/ Hummus, poppy seed flatbread / Cremant (2x 2oz) {316 Cal / 24.9g Carbs}
    Harissa monkfish, tagine of baby aubergines, fennel & apple salad, cacik/
    Furmint (5oz) {433 Cal / 16.7g Carbs}
    Rose & pistachio kulfi {215 Cal / 17.6g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1862
    Carbs 144.4g
    Protein 85.6g
    Fat 75.4g (Sat Fat 18.3g / Trans fats 0.4g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Saturday 1/2
    FBG (05:30) 4.1

    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, blackberries, pecans {278 Cal / 36.3g Carbs}
    ……...…...……...……………2 mile run
    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine

    Breakfast 2 (7.30am): Garlic mushrooms, sourdough toast/ Juice from one orange {212 Cal / 20.7g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Tomato & lentil soup {110 Cal / 16.1g Carbs}
    Tuna & avocado salad {277 Cal / 6.9g Carbs}
    Pear, blueberries, yoghurt, walnuts {124 Cal / 11.1g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Pork loin, sweet potato mash, carrots, turnips, peas, apple sauce {433 Cal / 43.4g Carbs}
    Mango, strawberries, yoghurt, almonds {145 Cal / 12.4g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1676
    Carbs 160.1g
    Protein 80.9g
    Fat 68.5g (Sat Fat 10.0g / Trans fats 0.1g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Friday 31/01/2020

    7:30 Breakfast: Oven cooked omelette
    Slice of homemade sourdough bread
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Cycle to work and back home
    Three green tea and one black coffee at work

    Blood glucose before dinner 6.8
    19:30 Dinner:Cauliflower and sprout beans curry
    Chicken curry
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Saturday 01/02/2020
    FGB(6:30) 7.9
     
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    Saturday 01/02/2020

    8:15 Breakfast: Oven cooked omelette
    Slice of homemade sourdough bread
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    10:00 Two hours of tang soo do

    Blood glucose before dinner 5.9
    18:00 Dinner:Cauliflower and broccoli rice
    Chicken curry
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Sunday 02/02/2020
    FGB(6:40)7.7
     
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    Sunday 2/2
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today

    ………………………………3 mile walk
    Breakfast (7.30am): Scrambled eggs, mushrooms, tomatoes, sourdough toast/
    Juice from one orange {350 Cal / 24.1g Carbs}

    ……………………………...2 mile walk
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [not timed, training run]
    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {98 Cal / 15.8g Carbs}
    Cottage cheese, avocado & fennel salad {263 Cal / 12.1g Carbs}
    Peach, raspberries, yoghurt, almonds {109 Cal / 9.9g Carbs}

    BG (6pm) 4.0
    Dinner (6pm): Guinea fowl, roast potatoes & celeriac, cauliflower fondant, carrots,
    green beans, sweetcorn, rowan jelly/ Furmint (4oz) {468 Cal / 33.9g Carbs}
    Persimmon, strawberries, yoghurt, pistachios {118 Cal / 13.9g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1503
    Carbs 122.9g
    Protein 76.9g
    Fat 59.9g (Sat Fat 15.5g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Hi there
    There are a lot of carbs in that meal.
    Naan approx. 70g carbs for average size
    Popadums 4 or 5g carbs each so not too bad
    Chutney about 20g carbs for 3 spoons
    Cider about 40g carbs for a pint
    Curry don't know but a pathia is very heavy on the onions
    Rice 50-100g depending on portion size

    Naan, cider or rice are most likely culprits but you are back to a great reading pretty soon.
    Your meal had 200g plus of carbs which is a hell of a lot even for a non diabetic. I don't do low carb myself and have has all my reading in the non-diabetic range for the last 3 years, but this is more than I would have in a day. There is nothing in your meal that I wouldn't eat (though half a naan OR a small rice would do it for me). I just wouldn't do them all at once.
    You are doing the right thing testing, but just take it a little easier on the carbs. As you were soon back at 4.5 you obviously can tolerate carbs though if you are a wee bit more careful.
     
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    Sunday 02/02/2020

    Blood glucose before dinner 5.8
    16:40 Dinner:Cauliflower and broccoli rice
    Prawn curry and boiled egg
    Okra Curry
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Monday 03/02/2020
    FGB(6:00)7.5
     
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    Monday 3/2
    FBG (05:30) 4.2

    ………………………………….2 mile run
    Breakfast (7.30am): Porridge (almond milk), peach, raspberries, walnuts {280 Cal / 34.3g Carbs}

    ……...…...……...………………2 mile run
    Lunch (12pm): Tomato & lentil soup {112 Cal / 16.4g Carbs}
    Guinea fowl & avocado salad {307 Cal / 15.1g Carbs}
    Kiwi, blackberries, yoghurt, pecans {130 Cal / 9.8g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Linguine with mushrooms, fennel & artichoke {431 Cal / 45.9g Carbs}
    Pear, blueberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {124 Cal / 11.4g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1481
    Carbs 146.1g
    Protein 70.4g
    Fat 60.2g (Sat Fat 9.1g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Monday 03/02/2020

    7:40 Breakfast: Pan fired Asparagus and peppers
    Slice of sourdough bread
    Glass of Berries smoothie
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Blood glucose before dinner 6.0
    18:00 Dinner:Cauliflower and broccoli rice
    Leftover Prawn curry
    Courgette stir fry
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Tuesday 04/02/2020
    FGB(6:00) 8.1 (no exercise and poor sleep)
     
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    Please keep updating Blood sugars and what you eat. This information is very useful for all Diabetics. As long as you know they are high you can manipulate diet or exercise.

    I still struggle my Blood sugars in morning when i wokeup due to dawn effect after stop taking medications.

    Now i am trying to control my blood sugars with out any medications.
     
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    Tuesday 4/2
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (7am): Scrambled eggs, avocado toast, tomatoes, mushrooms/
    Juice from one orange {417 Cal / 23.5g Carbs}

    Snack (11am): Banana {66 Cal / 15.0g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile walk [warm up]
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [21 min 55 sec], New PB by 3 seconds

    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {97 Cal / 15.6g Carbs}
    Goat cheese, fig & green bean salad {256 Cal / 21.8g Carbs}
    Plum, raspberries, yoghurt, walnuts {128 Cal / 8.4g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Hake, prawn & cashew rendang, fennel seed paratha {629 Cal / 27.2g Carbs}
    Peach, strawberries, yoghurt, pecans {123 Cal / 9.4g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1813
    Carbs 134.2g
    Protein 96.5g
    Fat 96.1g (Sat Fat 27.6g / Trans fats 0.6g)

    Quite a high fat day for me; eggs & avos for breakfast, cheese for lunch, coconut & cashews for dinner.
    Not planned, feeling a bit bloated tonight. Back to normal tomorrow.


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    Tuesday 04/02/2020

    7:40 Breakfast: Oven cooked Omelette
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    One Black Coffee and three Green tea at work

    Blood glucose before dinner 7.1
    18:15 Dinner:Cauliflower and broccoli rice
    Chicken curry
    Courgette stir fry
    Salad

    Wednesday 05/02/2020
    FGB(6:00) 7.1 (still no exercise and slept well)
     
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